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U.S. Senator: All Cops Should Wear Cameras

Adriax Re:I like... (598 comments)

Like many officers?
Police cruisers already have cameras, and we're already seen cases where the camera is disabled by the officer because they don't think bureaucrats with no experience have the right to judge them. And that's not getting into the officers who disable them or "lose" the footage after the fact to cover up their own crimes.

I'm all for these body cams, but don't expect it to be received with open arms or to change behavior overnight.
I suspect if this passes there is going to be a spike in google searches for "how to secretly disable camera and make it looks like equipment failure".

2 days ago

FarmBot: an Open Source Automated Farming Machine

Adriax Re:Crazy statement! (133 comments)

The pilgrims faced starvation and death the first winter until the native americans introduced them to corn based ethanol to power their tractors.

about two weeks ago

Rightscorp's New Plan: Hijack Browsers Until Infingers Pay Up

Adriax Re:"Hard redirect" (376 comments)

Yeah. My question is what malware are they stealing the idea from.
Something their CEO caught probably.

about two weeks ago

Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico

Adriax Re:Bitcoins? (158 comments)

I thought dogecoin smelled like a dead horse that's been beaten to a thin paste of desperate attention grabs and herd mentality?

about two weeks ago

Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico

Adriax Re:Bitcoins? (158 comments)

I was going to go with shame and regret.

about two weeks ago

New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight

Adriax Re:See? Technology gets better (117 comments)

But without mining the core out of an asteroid, where will we build our secret space lairs?
Won't somebody think of the mad scientists?

about three weeks ago

UK Team Claims Breakthrough In Universal Cancer Test

Adriax Re:So... (63 comments)

And until it does reach the public for real, expect a flood of scams citing this as proof their quick test works. Just send a drop of blood and $10,000 and get your cancer test results in a couple days!
The sooner the real thing goes through trials the better. Assuming it does lead to a legitimate test, that is.

I wonder if the homeopaths are going to twist this into a cure? Dilute UV light in water, instant all cancer cure.
At least it would be a step up from the usual bottled water they sell. This stuff would atleast be UV sanitized.

about 1 month ago

Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet

Adriax Re: It's Putin's fault (503 comments)

And this is how bush got away with so much. They cultivated an image of him being a frat boy idiot so the general populace would shrug things off as "oh he's too stupid to know what he's doing".
Which is a horrible thing to accept from a president, but apparently it worked.

It would not surprise me if that image comparing faces bush made to faces monkeys make was created by his PR team.

about a month and a half ago

DC Entertainment Won't Allow Superman Logo On Murdered Child's Memorial Statue

Adriax Re:Why is this so important? (249 comments)

Yeah, you're right, a child's death by starvation and abuse is such a downer and should be forgotten as quickly as possible. That money would do much more good for the world if used to create more cute cat videos and pictures for the internet.

Not like any good ever comes of reminding people child abuse happens and kills. And even if it did, there's no way an interesting statue could possibly generate attention and remind people of the incident for decades to come.

about 2 months ago

DC Entertainment Won't Allow Superman Logo On Murdered Child's Memorial Statue

Adriax Re:DC's public relations powers aren't very super (249 comments)

With his boss looking, Jim in PR denied 40 requests. He denied 40 requests. That's as many as four tens. And that's terrible.

about 2 months ago

San Francisco Bans Parking Spot Auctioning App

Adriax Re: Gotta agree with it being illegal (404 comments)

Being the effective owners of said parking spots, the city has the right to determine who can use the public spots, not some phone app. Just as they can mark whole stretches of street as no parking or parking with time limits or other rules.

If the app makers believe they have the legal right to continue operating they can sue to force the city to allow use of their app.

about 2 months ago

NADA Is Terrified of Tesla

Adriax Re:Nada (455 comments)

Wouldn't surprise me if, after their attempts to enforce their middle man monopoly by law fail, they change their name to the National Automotive Sellers Association and try to claim some of the federal budget for themselves.

about 2 months ago

Wireless Industry Lobbying Hard to Keep Net Neutrality Out

Adriax Re:Under the increasing pressure from China (85 comments)

Well, Amazon is developing drones capable of delivering heavy "packages" with pinpoint precision. They just need to make sure their control commands to the drones have priority on wireless channels so they work uninterrupted.
Nothing spoils an invasion worse than your mechanized troops crashing into walls because your target was watching netflix.

Netflix and the FCC, working tirelessly to protect Japan.

about 2 months ago

California Regulators Tell Ride-Shares No Airport Runs

Adriax Re:"Safety Requirements"? (314 comments)

I'm pretty sure the LA cab drivers are on some secret contract to thin the general populace.

about 3 months ago

California Regulators Tell Ride-Shares No Airport Runs

Adriax Re:next it will be illegal (314 comments)

How do they know you're not driving your family to the airport for a fee? Or yourself for that matter.
Obviously they can't take your word for it, you could be in collusion with yourself in a conspiracy to defraud the airport and cab drivers.

No, best thing to do is make it completely illegal for someone to drive to the airport or anywhere within a 4 hour walking distance without a commercial license.

about 3 months ago

Gecko Feet Inspire Hand-Held Spider-Man Paddles

Adriax Re:Uh Oh! Here comes Iron Man (64 comments)

"Thor, the god of thunder, is trying to enter my building!"
-Adam Savage, Season 4 Episode 11

about 3 months ago

Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration of Damaged, Old Immune System

Adriax Re: Not that surprising. (148 comments)

Dear dog I hope not. If this makes the immune system forget allergies then it also forgets all the thousands of strains of bacteria and virus you have been exposed to. All your immunizations, chicken pox, colds, flu, mono, ect...
A newborn would have a better immune system than a clean slate.

Plus you would have a much greater chance of becoming allergic to new stuff.
Would suck to get rid of a minor hayfever just to become allergic to all nuts.

about 3 months ago


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